“What do you do?” Julie Geeting, LPC, NCC, examines this simple question as a catalyst to help individuals experience greater well-being and purpose in their lives. Julie will also look at the connection between personal and professional development, incorporating research on how individuals can develop more meaning through work.
Chronic inflammation is at the root of a multitude of diseases and symptoms. From conditions ranging from poor metabolism to hypothyroid to heart disease, inflammation plays a key role. In this Lunch and Learn, Sarah Bird, DNP will look at the ways inflammation develops in the body, some of the signs and symptoms of chronic inflammation, and effective strategies to decrease inflammation and optimize health.
Learn techniques to trust intuition in the creative process. In this art workshop, Art for Well-Being instructor Maria Ojascastro, MFA, will lead participants through a hands-on mixed media experience that transforms preprinted text, paint, and collage material into a vehicle for creative expression. Coffee, kombucha, tea, and wine will be available, along with some light snacks and refreshments.
In this Lunch and Learn, cardiologist Dr. Michael Twyman will address specific biohacks to optimize the health of the heart and circulatory system. He will focus on issues such as heart rate variability, recovery between workouts, seasonal nutrition, getting adequate sleep, limiting nighttime blue light and technology exposure, and other topics related to mitochondrial medicine and biohacking.
Tom Burr, licensed massage therapist, will teach a fun basic self-massage protocol that can facilitate a heightened awareness of one’s own body, which can help release unnecessary tensions. Participants will learn easy ways to address stress, improve posture, and relax. Reserve your spot early: space is limited.
In this Lunch and Learn, Dr. Basima Williams will discuss the many causes of a weakened immune system — such as stress, lack of sleep, poor diet, and environmental toxins, among others — and how this can impact an individual’s life and general well-being. She will focus on ways to help boost immunity and improve overall health in order to prevent illness before it starts.
In our increasingly complex society, we need to optimize our brain fitness to manage the inundation of choices, information, and stimulation that we are exposed to today. The benefits of meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation on mood, attention, compassion, and stress management, as well as the benefits achieved through the development of neuroplasticity, emotional intelligence, and character development are becoming more and more evident. A well-being approach that incorporates these practices will allow us to thrive in the twenty-first century.
As flu and cold season approaches, maintaining the health of the immune system is vitally important. Katheryn Scauzzo will address proper nutrition for enhancing and supporting the immune system to help prevent winter illnesses and to stay as healthy as possible through the coldest months of the year. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
Come meet our dermatologist, Dr. Jeff Reed, and bring your skin care and beauty questions! Dr. Reed will hold a question and answer session about the risk factors for certain skin conditions, how often you should get a medical skin check, the best choice of dermal fillers and injections to help you reach your cosmetic goals, and any other questions you may have. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.
“Head up, shoulders back!” We’ve all heard this order barked at us at least once from a well-meaning friend, teacher, or family member in order to help us improve our posture. But what does good posture really entail? And why should we care about our posture in the first place? Join Alinda Muszynski, certified personal trainer and well-being coach, for a seminar that will blend theory and practical exercises to help you become aware of and improve your own posture. Register through our class schedule on the PALM app. Free for members and their guests.